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Falmouth Jewish Congregation Hosts Novelist Jenna Blum

Falmouth Jewish Congregation Hosts Novelist Jenna Blum

Falmouth Jewish Congregation welcomes the public to an author talk on Thursday, December 13 at 1 PM with acclaimed New York Times bestseller novelist Jenna Blum. This event, which includes a book sale and signing handled by Eight Cousins Bookstore, is part of Falmouth Jewish Congregation’s participation in the Jewish Book Council’s Author Network, which brings authors to … Continue reading

Social Justice Book Club

Social Justice Book Club

The Woods Hole Public Library will begin the new season of its Social Justice Book Club in late June. The book club was formed in the summer of 2016 by summer resident Ruth Gainer who is continuing to lead the group and its discussions this year as well. All the books chosen for the group focus on … Continue reading

Falmouth Art Market Opens Today

Falmouth Art Market Opens Today

Etching by Joan Tweedell The Falmouth Art Market opens for its sixth season today, Tuesday, June 26, at Town Hall Square, in front of Falmouth Town Hall on Main Street. The art market will offer fine arts and crafts, musical entertainment, and community information from 2 PM until dusk every Tuesday afternoon through August 28. … Continue reading

“Riding on Duke’s Train”

“Riding on Duke’s Train”

December 9, 2011 “Riding on Duke’s Train” introduces young readers—and older ones, too—to a world of magic, not one of wizards and werewolves, but of music, specifically the jazz of the 1930s and ‘40s: the jazz of the incomparable Duke Ellington. Mick Carlon’s new book, just published by Leapfrog Kids of Falmouth, provides an intimate … Continue reading

nanowrimo

November 5, 2009 It is a time to liberate oneself from one’s inner critic and inner copyeditor, and freely explore writing, instead of putting it off until you have “time.” It is also a social endeavor, a competitive venture with friends and strangers down the street and around the world, thanks to the nanowrimo website … Continue reading

Healing through Knitting

June 14, 2009 When I heard that Ann Hood was coming to Falmouth to talk about her book, “The Knitting Circle,” I was intrigued and got the novel out of the library to read. “The Knitting Circle”  is about Mary, who loses her 5-year-old daughter Stella suddenly to meningitis. Crippled by grief, she is encouraged … Continue reading